International Relations

French Ambassador visits the BAK

On 30 January 2019, Mr François Saint-Paul, the French Ambassador, visited the Federal Bureau of Anti-Corruption (BAK) accompanied by three staff members of the French Embassy.

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Prevention

NACS Action Plan: a milestone in a corruption-free administration based on integrity

With the adoption of the Action Plan for the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) by the Council of Ministers on 16 January 2019, the Austrian Federal Government clearly pointed the way to a corruption-free administration based on integrity.

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Prevention advisory service provided by the BAK

Prevention advisory service provided by the BAK

At the BAK, prevention has top priority. Not only do we want to fight corruption, but we want to prevent it from happening. To this end, the BAK provides public sector organizations with comprehensive analyses of corruption risks as well as advisory services covering issues of corruption prevention, compliance, risk and value management, and drawing up mission statements.

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Investigations conducted by the BAK

Investigations conducted by the BAK

The BAK Operational Service processes more than 300 investigation cases annually. BAK investigators work on cases of bribery, corruptibility, offering or accepting an advantage, abuse of official authority, breach of official secrecy, breach of trust, agreements restricting competition, and other punishable acts.

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Events

Events

Lectures, trainings, seminars, and other events are crucial parts of corruption prevention. Not only does BAK staff teach at basic training courses of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, the BAK also provides advanced training courses, and basic training programmes for integrity officers. The Anti-Corruption Day is the annual highlight of the event calendar.

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News

13.08.2019, 10:22 Uhr

Current News

UNCAC: review of Austria’s prevention work

In the framework of the Implementation Review Mechanism of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), Austria is currently being evaluated on Chapters II (Preventive measures) and V (Asset recovery) of the UNCAC.

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09.08.2019, 10:07 Uhr

Current News

"SDG Good Practices”: four examples of the BAK on the online platform of the SDGs

With the "fit4compliance" game about values, the "Correct or Corrupt?" app, the Network of Integrity Officers, and the anti-corruption workshops and events in the education sector, the BAK is contributing considerably to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The four projects were published as good examples on the online database. The BAK thus made a significant contribution to goal 16.5 "...reduce corruption...".

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01.07.2019, 13:00 Uhr

Anti-Corruption

High-ranking Czech delegation visits the BAK

On 18 June 2019, the first visit abroad by the Director of the "Inspectorate General of the Security Forces of the Czech Republic (GIBS)" took him to the Austrian Federal Bureau of Anti-Corruption (BAK). Mr. Radim Dragoun had been appointed new Director of GIBS in September 2018. A representative of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Vienna accompanied the Czech delegation.

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28.06.2019, 12:44 Uhr

Current News

First meeting of the "EU Integrity” sub-working group 4 "Integrity and anti-corruption standards”

From 28 to 29 May 2019, the Austrian Federal Bureau of Anti-Corruption (BAK) hosted the first meeting of the sub-working group 4 (SWG 4) of the "EU Integrity” Working Group (WG) in Vienna, Austria.

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17.04.2019, 10:06 Uhr

Prevention

OECD Integrity Week and Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum "Tech for Trust" 2019

From 20 to 21 March 2019, some 2,000 representatives from the public sector, business, civil society and international organizations participated in the 2019 Global Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum, entitled "Tech for Trust", in Paris. The BAK was represented by Martina Koger, Head of the Department of Prevention, Education and International Cooperation.

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29.01.2019, 07:44 Uhr

Prevention

NACS Action Plan: a milestone in a corruption-free administration based on integrity

With the adoption of the Action Plan for the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) by the Council of Ministers on 16 January 2019, the Austrian Federal Government clearly pointed the way to a corruption-free administration based on integrity.

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12.11.2018, 10:51 Uhr

International

18th EPAC/EACN ANNUAL PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCE AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

More than 100 delegates representing 30 member countries attended the 18th EPAC/EACN Annual Professional Conference and General Assembly, which was hosted by the Austrian Federal Bureau of Anti-Corruption (BAK) and took place from 22 to 24 October 2018 in Rust, Austria.

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17.07.2018, 06:29 Uhr

International Cooperation

Kick-off Conference of the "EU Integrity” Project

On 21 and 22 June 2018, the international Kick-off Conference of the "EU Integrity” project took place in Vienna, with approximately 80 participants from over 20 EU countries. The project’s overall objective is to facilitate a multilateral, constructive dialogue and wide-ranging exchange of experiences and best practices between different sectors in order to sustainably promote integrity in the EU.

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